Position Definition: Post-doctoral researcher
Location: The postdoctoral researcher will be based at the AxPo Observatory of Market Society Polarization at Sciences Po in Paris, France
Type of contract: Temporary contract
Contract duration: 24 months
Expected hiring date: 1 September 2023
Work time: full-time
Required degree level: PhD in Sociology, Political Science, Economics, or related fields
Application deadline: January 31st, 2023
Learn more about the position and eligibility criteria here.
Applications are invited for two 2-year Postdoctoral Research Positions at the AxPo Observatory of Market Society Polarization at Sciences Po in Paris, France, starting on 1 September 2023.
The purpose of AxPo’s research program is to bring together research in sociology, political science, and economics on multiple forms of polarization which may contribute to the fragmentation of democratic market societies. AxPo will notably focus on socio-economical and socio-political polarizations, and their interrelations.
Qualified candidates will have a background in Sociology, Political Science, Economics, or in related disciplines, i.e. History, Geography, etc.
For further information about AxPo’s postdoctoral research program, see https://www.sciencespo.fr/axpo/.
The annual gross salary will be 40,400 €. Employment in France guarantees full access to healthcare and other social security benefits.
To be eligible, candidates must have defended – or be due to defend – their PhD between 1 September 2020 and 31 August 2023. Sciences Po’s working languages are English and French, and speaking French is not a requirement for the position.
The postdoctoral researchers will be expected to undertake research within AxPo’s academic area, broadly defined. Postdoctoral researchers will participate in all academic activities organized by both AxPo Observatory and their host research center in Sciences Po: research seminars, workshops, conferences, etc., and will have the opportunity to organize meetings and workshops on subjects related to their own research.
The deadline for receipt of applications and letters of recommendation is 23.59 EST on Tuesday 31st January 2023.
Candidates shortlisted for interview will be informed [at the beginning of March] and interviews are expected to take place by Zoom in mid-late March 2023].
The online application form is available here: https://forms.gle/vZ1fDQhKRMr1QHeA6